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Date: Apr 27, 2020

photo of victim Isaiah Micah McKnightUpdate (April  27, 2020 3:28 p.m.)

Baltimore County Police need your help finding out who murdered Isaiah McKnight in Lochearn on January 8.

Police responded to the 3800 block of Southern Cross Drive just after midnight for a shooting. The investigation determined that the two victims were sitting inside of a U-Haul truck when two suspects, one armed with a weapon, walked up to the driver side window and shot both victims. The suspects fled the scene.  

Isaiah McKnight (20), pictured here, of the 3800 block of Southern Cross Drive, 21207 was shot and pronounced deceased at the scene by medics. The second victim, a 19-year-old man, was shot in the upper body and transported to a local hospital. He survived his injuries.

Baltimore County Police Homicide Detectives continue investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information should contact Detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards of up to $2000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text: “MCS (include tip)” to CRIMES (274637)

Web tip: http://metrocrimestoppers.org/

Mobile App: P3TIPS

Original Release (January 9, 2020 2:52 p.m.)

County Police Investigating January 8th Double Shooting, One Man Killed

Just before midnight on January 8, 2020, Baltimore County Police responded to the 3800-block of Southern Cross Drive, 21207 for a shooting. Police arrived and located one of the victims inside a vehicle, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Isaiah Micah McKnight, 20, of the 3800-block of Southern Cross Drive. The second victim, a 19-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. He is expected to survive his injuries. Baltimore County Police Homicide detectives are actively investigating this murder.

If you have any information about this case, please call the Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

NEW Mobile App: P3TIPS

booking photo of both suspectsBaltimore County Police arrested two men who broke into a car Thursday night in Woodlawn. 

Police responded to the 700 block of Charing Cross Road, 21229 just after 11 p.m. for a theft in progress when two suspects opened and entered the victim's vehicle, parked in the driveway, without permission. A witness yelled at the suspects which caused them to run away.

When police arrived they located the two suspects walking in the 1000 block of Charing Martin Court, 21229. Both were placed under arrest. A loaded gun and drugs were located on one of the suspects.  

Diavian Robinson (19) of the 1000 block of Cooks Lane, 21229 is charged with drug distribution with a firearm, fourth-degree burglary, theft, drug possession, and various other charges. He is currently held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status. Isaiah Dontay Davis (20) of the 1100 block of Sargeant Street, 21223 is charged with fourth degree burglary and rogue and vagabond. He was released on a $7,500.00 unsecured personal bond.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017